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24 min ago | KWNN-FM Stockton

Michael Douglas Says Imprisoned Son Is 'Holding Up OK'

Michael Douglas' latest film role in And So It Goes , as a man with a drug-addicted son who's sent to prison, hits really close to home: his own son, Cameron, is currently serving a 10-year federal prison sentence in Pennsylvania for drug-related crimes.


Related Topix: Federal Prisons

4 hrs ago | KION 46

Report: U.S. spied on American Muslim leaders

The U.S. government allegedly spied on prominent American Muslims under the same program it used to keep tabs on suspected terrorists, according to documents held by National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden.


6 hrs ago |

Hagel says nuclear operation has drifted

Speaking at Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay, Hagel said more attention must be paid to the nuclear forces as key to national security.


Related Topix: Camden County, GA, Kings Bay, GA, US Military Prisons, Submarine Base Kings Bay, US Military, US Air Force, Eglin Air Force Base, US Navy, US News

7 hrs ago |

Germans probe second spy case reportedly involving US

German authorities are investigating a second spy case reportedly involving the United States, a week after the arrest of a German intelligence employee cast a new shadow over relations between the two countries.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany, Angela Merkel

9 hrs ago | WSFA-TV Montgomery

US immigration policy a disaster, experts say

GOP Texas Gov. Rick Perry has been a vocal critic of President Obama's immigration policies while the president has said the GOP-controlled U.S. House has not acted on his immigration measures.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors, Birmingham-Southern College, Southern College

10 hrs ago | The York Daily Record

Child rapist, killer set to be executed in Fla.

A man convicted of the 1994 rape and killing of an 11-year-old Florida girl is set to be executed Thursday with the victim's grandmother watching from the witness chamber on behalf of the child and her deceased mother.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Florida, State Prisons

10 hrs ago | Ananova

Hurricane Katrina Mayor Jailed For 10 Years

Former New Orleans mayor Ray Nagin, who was the exasperated face of the deluged city during Hurricane Katrina, has been sentenced to 10 years in jail for corruption.


Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Federal Prisons

12 hrs ago | KTVB Boise

Idaho agency pays $56,000 for asbestos complaint

The Environmental Protection Agency says Idaho inmates were exposed to asbestos when they were sent to work at an Idaho Transportation Department maintenance shop without proper training or equipment.


Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, St. Anthony Work Camp, State Prisons

16 hrs ago | KABC-AM Los Angeles

Russia Claims Alleged Hacker Was 'Kidnapped' by US 'Agents'

Russia is accusing "American Secret Service agents" of "kidnapping" a Russian man accused of hacking into computer systems in the United States in order to steal credit card data.


Related Topix: Computer Security, Science / Technology, US Secret Service, US News

21 hrs ago | Prince George Citizen

Answers to key questions about UN push to get US to treat young immigrants as refugees

Pressure continues to mount on the federal government to treat as refugees the thousands of children travelling alone from Central America and crossing the border into the U.S. Officials from the Office of the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees told The Associated Press this week that they hoped the U.S. and Mexico will consider the children ... (more)


Tue Jul 08, 2014

Washington Times

Visitor trapped in Chicago jail for about 30 hours

A visitor to Chicago's Cook County Jail was trapped inside for about 30 hours over the July Fourth weekend.


Utah mom Megan Huntsman killed 6 babies because too busy doing meth, police say

A Utah mother told authorities that she killed six of her newborns and stored their bodies in a garage because she was addicted to drugs and didn't want to deal with the responsibility of raising them, police said Tuesday, revealing a suspected motive for the first time.


Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Utah County, UT, Provo, UT, Federal Prisons, Salt Lake City, UT


Ex-Guantanamo inmate gets Canada prison transfer

Alberta's top court has granted an application by former Guantanamo Bay detainee Omar Khadr to be transferred to a provincial jail from a federal medium-security prison in the western Canadian province.


Related Topix: US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Guantanamo Bay


Alaska man gets 4 life terms in Coast Guard deaths

A 63-year-old Alaska man has been sentenced to four consecutive life terms after being convicted in the shooting deaths of two co-workers at a Coast Guard communications station on Alaska's Kodiak Island.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Vergennes, VT


Obama seeks $3.7 billion in immigration funds

President Barack Obama is asking Congress for $3.7 billion in emergency funds to better respond to the influx of immigrants illegally crossing the border into Texas, White House officials said Tuesday.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Henry Cuellar, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Texas


U.S. to free Marc Emery, Canada's 'Prince of Pot,' after 5-year imprisonment

When the poster child for marijuana legalization is released from a U.S. prison later this week, he'll be re-entering a world where many of his ideas have taken root and in some places have sprouted right up.


Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Marijuana,

WFAA-TV Dallas

Jurors: Stepmom's role helped husband avoid death

Delilah Williams testified at her husband's murder trial that she had stomped on her 5-year-old stepdaughter so hard that she heard bone crack.


Related Topix: Federal Detention Center, Honolulu, Federal Prisons, Death Penalty

News Herald

Despite more great white sharks, attacks on humans rare

A man and child view a display of a great white shark on the Manhattan Beach, Calif., Pier Sunday, July 6, 2014, one day after a swimmer was bitten by a great white shark off the Southern California beach city.


Related Topix: Manhattan Beach, CA, Marine Biology, Biology, Science, Los Angeles County, CA

Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Jackson Sun

White House: Most kids at border won't stay in US

The White House said Monday that most unaccompanied children arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border are unlikely to qualify for humanitarian relief that would prevent them from being sent back to their home countries.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Family, Kids, US Politics, Henry Cuellar, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Texas Government, Texas

Bellingham Herald

UW study: Gun victims more likely to be shot again

Gunshot victims also are twice as likely to be arrested for future violent or firearm-related crime, according to a study by the Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center at the University of Washington.


Related Topix: University of Washington